Thursday, March 19, 2009

Obama Compares His Bowling to Special Olympics

Oops. During President Barack Obama's appearance on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Leno asked him about his bowling. You'll recall during the campaign the prez looked less than stellar trying to show his bowling, uhm, "skills". On Leno, the president said his bowling skills have improved. But that's where the conversation took an unexpected turn...

Here's part of of the conversation:

President Obama: "I bowled a 129." (audience applauds)
He continues, "Yes, I had..."
Jay Leno: "Oh, that's very good. That's very good, Mr. President."
President Obama: "It's like the special olympics or something."

"It's like the special olympics or something"? Can the president really say that without people taking offense?

On another topic...the President said Treasury Secretary Timothy Geitner was doing an "outstanding job". Any chance this becomes a "Brownie, you're doing a heckuva job" moment? Or will Geitner, indeed, prove to be outstanding?


Anonymous said...

Come On newsmedia......Get a life and stop trying to create news.....It was a JOKE!!!!

Anonymous said...

Hey BO, campaign's over! Time to get to work!

Anonymous said...

here`s another joke ,his bowling compares with the job he is doing

Shannon, Colo said...

my daughter is special olympics gold medalist,in swimming,I do not find this offensive. however, people should be as sensitive using the "R" word as if using the "N" word.

Anonymous said...

time for him to quit . i`m like Don Trump, "your FIRED".